Bill Text: NY A05395 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Provides three options for the designation of sex by applicants for driver's licenses and learner's permits.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 25-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-17 - print number 5395a [A05395 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05395-Amended.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                         5395--A
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 11, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. ORTIZ, DAVILA, PICHARDO, TAYLOR, MOSLEY, COOK,
          SEAWRIGHT, CARROLL, DE LA ROSA, QUART, GLICK, SIMOTAS,  REYES,  SIMON,
          LAVINE,  D'URSO,  CRUZ, DICKENS, O'DONNELL, ROMEO, EPSTEIN, GOTTFRIED,
          ARROYO, L. ROSENTHAL, BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Transportation -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
        AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the desig-
          nation of sex  by  applicants  for  driver's  licenses  and  learner's
          permits
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
     3    8.  Designation  of  sex.  Any  application  required pursuant to this
     4  section that requires the applicant to designate his or  her  sex  shall
     5  provide  three  options. Such options shall include "male", "female" and
     6  "X". For purposes of this subdivision, option "X" may be  designated  by
     7  any applicant who does not identify as male or female.
     8    §  2.  The  department  of  motor vehicles is authorized to promulgate
     9  rules and regulations  and  amend  forms  necessary  to  carry  out  the
    10  provisions of this act.
    11    §  3. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
    12  law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
    13  rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act  on  its
    14  effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such
    15  date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05830-02-9
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